Lucille Lourine Eheart Peters

By on December 29, 2011

Lucille Lourine Eheart Peters of Grand Rapids, Mich., formerly of Elburn, passed away Dec. 21, 2011.

She was born on August 28, 1926, in Roseville, Mich., the fourth daughter of Lubbe “Louis” Janssen and Vallie Lourine (Vaughn) Theesefeld.

She was raised on a farm in Onarga, Ill., and attended local schools.

Lucy graduated from Onarga High School with the class of 1944 before attending Midstate in Peoria, Ill., where she became a Certified Court Reporter for the state of Illinois.

Lucy was united in marriage to Bennie R. Eheart in Aug. 11, 1946, in Buckley, Ill.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 30, at Grace Lutheran Church, 5N600 Hansen Road, Lily Lake. A funeral service to celebrate her life will follow at noon officiated by Rev. Ernst Rex, pastor of the church. Interment will be at Blackberry Township Cemetery.

A memorial has been established in her name to benefit her favorite charities. Checks may be made to the “Lucille Peters Memorial” and mailed in care of P.O. Box 66, Elburn, IL 60119. Tributes may also be forwarded to the same address or on the web at